Lake Highlands, Dallas Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Lake Highlands in Dallas TX | Local Real Estate Guide

Nestled just 12 miles northeast of downtown Dallas, Lake Highlands stands as a sprawling 15-square-mile neighborhood, seamlessly blending urban vibrancy with suburban tranquility. Boasting 46 diverse subdivisions, including White Rock Valley, Town Creek, Lake Ridge, and Forest Meadows, Lake Highlands offers a rich tapestry of residential options.

Architectural diversity defines the community, featuring traditional, mid-century modern, and ranch-style homes from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, alongside newer developments like Lake Highlands Town Center. With an average lot size of 0.25 acres, the neighborhood fosters a sense of community among its 134,385 residents, 70% of whom are proud owner-occupants.

Lake Highlands takes pride in its alignment with the Richardson Independent School District, making it an attractive choice for families seeking quality education.

From scenic views of downtown Dallas to walkable neighborhoods and abundant parks, Lake Highlands offers a picturesque and tranquil environment, complemented by the convenience of the DART Light Rail, connecting residents to various parts of the city. This cherished enclave stands as a testament to a thriving community, abundant amenities, and a commitment to education within the heart of Dallas.

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Lake Highlands Homes For Sale

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Lake Highlands Real Estate Statistics & Trends

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The median sales price is the middle price of all the real estate sales prices in Lake Highlands. The median sales price is the price at which half of the properties sold for more and half sold for less. See how the median sales price in Lake 
Highlands is trending the last 3 years and how it trends with the average 30 year fixed mortgage interest rate by month.
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Living In Lake Highlands

Located just 12 miles northeast of downtown Dallas, Lake Highlands emerges as a sprawling 15-square-mile neighborhood, a harmonious blend of urban vibrancy and suburban tranquility. Comprising approximately 46 diverse subdivisions, Lake Highlands is home to popular enclaves like White Rock Valley, Town Creek, Lake Ridge, and Forest Meadows, each contributing to the richness of this community.

The architectural diversity of Lake Highlands is a notable feature, boasting traditional, mid-century modern, and ranch-style single-family homes. While the neighborhood exudes a classic charm with housing stock primarily from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, newer developments like Lake Highlands Town Center have brought a modern touch. With an average lot size of 0.25 acres, the neighborhood offers a spacious and welcoming atmosphere, fostering a sense of community among residents.

Lake Highlands, with an average home construction year of 1973, is surrounded by Richardson to the North, Central Expressway/White Rock Creek to the West, Northwest Hwy to the South, and the city of Garland to the East. Spanning three zip codes—75231, 75238, 75243—the neighborhood accommodates a population of approximately 134,385 residents, with an impressive 70% being owner-occupants.

One of Lake Highlands' distinctive features is its alignment with the Richardson Independent School District, a pivotal factor defining its boundaries. The community takes pride in its educational institutions, making it an appealing choice for families. Offering a range of homes, from 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 to 3 bathrooms, with an average square footage of 2,580, Lake Highlands caters to diverse housing needs.

Beyond its residential allure, Lake Highlands captivates with its scenic views of downtown Dallas, walkable neighborhoods, and abundant parks, including the renowned White Rock Lake, White Rock Creek, Flag Pole Hill, and Flag Pole Trail. The mature neighborhood, characterized by towering old trees, creates a picturesque and tranquil environment.

Residents benefit from the convenience of the DART Light Rail, providing affordable transportation options connecting Lake Highlands to various parts of Dallas, including downtown, Plano, and DFW Airport. With a myriad of amenities, a strong sense of community, and a focus on education, Lake Highlands stands as a cherished enclave within the city of Dallas.

Contact Winston Alan Realty Your Lake Highlands Local REALTOR®

Are you exploring homes for sale or considering selling your house in Lake Highlands? Look no further than Winston Alan Realty, your go-to Lake Highlands neighborhood expert!

For those on the lookout for real estate opportunities, reach out to me to schedule viewings of properties that pique your interest. If you're a home seller, our Lake Highlands REALTORS® will coordinate a convenient consultation to discuss your goals, conduct a comprehensive market analysis tailored to your property, and provide a fair-market opinion for the optimal asking price. I can furnish you with the latest Lake Highlands Dallas real estate statistics, including current average asking prices for homes on the market, the sales history of recently sold houses in the Lake Highlands neighborhood, and insights into broader Dallas, Texas market trends. This information empowers you to make well-informed decisions.

As a full-time, trusted, and professional REALTOR® with Winston Alan Realty in Lake Highlands, I am committed to being your dedicated expert. My objective is to negotiate the swiftest home sale possible, ensuring the highest net return for you, the client. Let's make your real estate journey in Lake Highlands a seamless and successful experience!

Lake Highlands Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much do homes sell for in Lake Highlands?
  • The median sales price for Lake Highlands for the most current month is $622,500.

  • Is the real estate market in Lake Highlands a buyer's market or seller's market?
  • Although the bidding wars of the past couple of years have subsided Lake Highlands is currently in a seller's market.
  • How much did the most expensive Lake Highlands home sell for?
  • The most expensive Lake Highlands home in Dallas TX sold 10/1/2021 for $2,625,000. This home has 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half baths. The home's size is a large 4,336 SF.
  • How many homes sold in Lake Highlands, Dallas this month?
  • There were 50 homes that sold in Lake Highlands this month. We keep track of the real estate statistics and trends and analyze the market every month. To stay updated on this click here.
  • How fast do homes sell in Lake Highlands Dallas?
  • Days on market in Lake Highlands sell relatively quick. Currently homes sell in 26 days.

  • What architectural style is most prevalent in Lake Highlands?
  • The most prevalent architectural style of home in Lake Highlands are Ranch, Traditional, and Mid Century Modern.

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Your Dallas real estate search starts and ends here at The median listing price for Lake Highlands is $416,250. Most homes in Lake Highlands sell quickly, often within 55 days. Lake Highlands is comprised of primarily single family homes with a few duplexes, condos and townhomes. To see the latest real estate market data and updates for Lake Highlands click here. Popular neighborhoods surrounding Lake Highlands include Lakewood, RichardsonCaruth Terrace, Greenland HillsUniversity Terrace, Ridgewood Park, Caruth Meadows, Mockingbird Meadows, M Streets, Lakewood Heights, and Wilshire Heights. Our Lake Highlands map is constantly updated with listings refreshed every 15 minutes.

If you are a home buyer looking for your dream home then Lake Highlands is your neighborhood. Use our website’s tools to narrow your search by subdivision, neighborhood, price, square footage, beds, baths, single family homes, condos, townhomes, and all other metrics that fit your home search criteria. Winston Alan Realty is an independent real estate broker and Lake Highlands neighborhood expert ready to answer your questions about properties, neighborhoods, school, area, and the newest listings for sale. If you’re looking to sell your Lake Highlands home Winston Alan Realty is here to help get your home on the market and sold at the best price. Winston Alan Realty is a full service, full time brokerage providing the best value to home buyers and sellers.